Career Opportunities

The editorial team at Indeed reports that business majors acquire a range of skills in high demand at companies spanning virtually every industry. Business professionals make sure operations are carried out seamlessly at all levels of an organization.

National average salaries of all 11 business careers Indeed spotlighted in December 2021 exceeded $50,000 annually with accountant coming in at $53,806, business analyst at $74,469, and actuary at $111,764.

U.S. News & World Report lists 29 high-demand, high-satisfaction occupations under “Best Business Jobs for 2021.” The prevailing theme in the business sector centers on diversity in responsibilities, work environment, education and training, salaries, and essential skill sets.

Employment Information

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Occupation Salary Data

  • Medical and Health Services Manager
    • Median annual salary: $100,980
  • Financial Manager
    • Median annual salary: $108,100
  • Operations Research Analyst
    • Median annual salary: $84,810
  • Loan Officer
    • Median annual salary: $63,270
  • Market Research Analyst
    • Median annual salary: $63,790
  • Management Analyst
    • Median annual salary: $85,260
  • Business Operations Manager
    • Median annual salary: $100,780
  • Social and Community Service Manager
    • Median annual salary: $67,150
  • HR Specialist
    • Median annual salary: $61,210
  • Logistician
    • Median annual salary: $74,750
Business Managers

According to CAREERwise, nearly 40,500 business managers are employed in Minnesota in this very large career. Business managers most often work for organizations that provide:

  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
  • Merchant wholesalers, durable goods
  • Management of companies and enterprises
  • Administrative and support services

Business managers are currently in very high demand and this career is seeing high growth compared to other careers. Business management is a very high-wage career that pays well above the statewide median wage. Business managers in the seven-county, Twin Cities metro area earn a median wage just shy of $56 an hour. Top earners make nearly $80 an hour.

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